International Tea Day

I am English so I drink tea.

A World Apart

Did you know May 21 is marked as International Tea Day. No, neither did I, but who better to write about tea than an English woman!

Tea! thou soft, thou sober, sage, and venerable liquid,…
thou female tongue-running, smile-smoothing, heart-opening,
wind-tippling cordial, to whose glorious insipidity I owe
the happiest moment of my life, let me fall prostrate.”
~Colley Cibber,1671 1757) English actor-manager, playwright

and Poet Laureate.

Do you drink tea – how do you take it? I have mine black with no milk or sugar/

“The UK Tea & Infusions Association (UKTIA) says 84% of the UK population drinks tea every day, so there’s no doubt the nation loves it – with milk too, apparently. UKTIA say around 100 million cups of tea are consumed daily, and roughly 98% of those brews are served with milk”.

And according to the BBC, (The authority(?) on all things British) we…

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2 responses to “International Tea Day

  1. I began to drink tea when we lived in Reigate and neighbors taught me how to prepare it. Most in that area took milk in tea, so I did, too. It was marvelous.

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  2. Thanks Anne. Do you still drink tea?

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